Mlungisi Makhanya, president of one of the largest pro-democracy political parties, PUDEMO, whose house was attacked “remains unshaken, defiant”
June 29 was observed as a day of commemoration in Swaziland to honor the dozens of people killed by the forces of King Mswati III during the unprecedented anti-monarchist uprising of 2021
Bongi Nkambule, a Communist Party activist, was allegedly kidnapped by the police while returning from the Manzini court where charges against his comrades, including the former general secretary of the students’ union, were being heard
Today we look at the release of a student leader in Swaziland, the persecution of a human rights lawyer in Egypt, and more
The arrest of Colani Maseko and subsequent torture of student leaders coincided with a fresh wave of anti-monarchist protests
Protesters are calling on the international community to isolate King Mswati which they say would be the real recognition of the will of the ordinary people agitating for democracy
The protests held across the 59 constituencies in Swaziland against the rule of the absolute monarchy were successful despite the deployment of security forces to crackdown.
Today we look at renewed protests for democracy in Swaziland, the new government announced by the Taliban in Afghanistan, and more
Pro-democracy parties in Swaziland have criticized the delegation of Southern Africa Development Community for understating the atrocities committed by the army of King Mswati
While the people have been protesting the monarch’s rule since years, lately, the country has been witnessing an unprecedented country-wide wave of pro-democracy and anti-monarchy protests.
While the government has denied reports about the King fleeing from the country, it has not convinced the banned opposition political parties who have been mobilizing over the last couple of weeks in an unprecedented wave of protests against the last absolute monarch in Africa.
Defying the ban on demonstrations amid a wave of pro-democracy protests against King Mswati’s rule, residents of at least four of Swaziland’s 59 constituencies held demonstrations over the weekend